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To touch, or to pick up someone or something

touch

verb

to put your hand or part of your body on someone or something

pick up

to lift something up and take it away

handle

verb

to touch or hold someone or something

brush

verb

to touch someone or something for a very short time when you go past them

pat

verb

to touch something gently with a flat hand to draw attention to it, or to check that something is where you placed it

feel

verb

to touch something with your hand so that you can discover what it is like

gather up

to pick up things from several different places and put them together

pluck

verb

to pick up something quickly with your fingers

graze

verb

to touch something slightly when you pass it

stroke

verb

to gently move your hand over skin, hair, or fur

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